Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Olathe World War Memorial
Erected 1926 by Earl Collier American Legion Post 153 and Earl Collier's Parents.
Location. 38° 53.668′ N, 94° 49.095′ W. Marker is in Olathe, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on North Chestnut Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olathe KS 66061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olathe Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elvira Beckwith (about 700 feet away); R.R. Osborne Plaza (approx. ¾ mile away); Home For Christmas (approx. ¾ mile away); President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Makes a Whistle-stop in Olathe (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bicentennial Time Capsule (approx. 0.8 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Children of the Trails (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Olathe.
More about this marker. This Memorial, located at the Olathe Memorial Cemetery, consists of a walkway lined with unlighted flagpoles, a landscaped plaza area, and a bronze statue of a World War 1 Doughboy on a marble base with the plaque attached.
Also see . . . Olathe Memorial Cemetery (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Additional keywords. War/Veterans Memorial
Categories. • War, World I •
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